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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • Miss Caroline smiled, blew her nose, said, "Thank you, darlings," dispersed us, opened a book and mystified the first grade with a long narrative about a toadfrog that lived in a hall.
  • Refreshed by food, Dill recited this narrative: having been bound in chains and left to die in the basement (there were basements in Meridian) by his new father, who disliked him, and secretly kept alive on raw field peas by a passing farmer who heard his cries for help (the good man poked a bushel pod by pod through the ventilator), Dill worked himself free by pulling the chains from the wall.

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as in: Narrative of the Life of... Define
a story
as in: a class about narrative writing Define
related to a story or the telling of it
as in: They advanced their narrative. Define
an underlying story that fits or advances a way of thinking--such as a political philosophy
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